Video: Bob Takano - Determination Wins Out

Bob Takano

Contributor - Olympic Weightlifting

Olympic Weightlifting


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This is a video of my PHAT Elvis +105 lifter Johnny Di Gregorio. He made this clutch 140 PR clean and jerk to win the California State Games title back in 2011. After losing the grip during the rack for the clean, Johnny re-gripped the bar and drove the weight overhead for a great 10 kg PR. As a coach, I love this kind of heart in my lifters!

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